This Must-Read is a “Spooky” Story with a Sweet Lesson

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All kids find themselves in a bad mood sometimes. (Siblings, green vegetables, and being told what to do are some of the usual culprits.)  But what happens when an frustrated ‘tude gets mixed in with a Halloween costume conundrum? Find out in The Bad Seed: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky.

Based on the New York Times bestselling picture book The Bad Seed, creators Jory John and Pete Oswald bring back a favorite foodie character in this must-read seasonal tale. With Halloween on the horizon, The Bad Seed is psyched about his favorite holiday. But he’s having trouble finding a show-stopping costume. His plan: postpone trick-or-treating for everyone until he finds his perfect ensemble. 

Any child who’s looked far and wide for a “just right” Halloween costume will identify with the Bad Seed’s predicament. This book is charming and thought-provoking—using humor to teach children a valuable lesson. Great for bedtime snuggles or independent quiet reading time, your kiddo will read it over and over again. You’ll also appreciate the clever illustrations and silly puns. Better yet, the two included sticker sheets are perfect décor for a DIY jack-o’-lantern.

Be sure to check out the other books in the beloved Food Group Series, including The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, The Cool Bean, and The Couch Potato.